Jackson, Tenn. (AP) -- A ten million dollar lawsuit has been filed as a result of the fatal accident during a charity parade in Selmer, Tennessee.
According to WBBJ TV in Jackson, it's the first lawsuit filed in connection with the accident June 16th.
The suit in McNairy County Circuit Court was filed in behalf of 15-year-old Scarlett Replogle, who was killed when a high-powered car driven by Troy Critchley veered into the crowd watching the parade.
Named as defendants are Critchley; car owner AMS Staff Leasing Incorporated; event organizer Larry Price and the charity group Cars for Kids - Southern Style Incorporated.
Six people were killed in the accident. No criminal charges were filed.
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